''I never crack the top 150 in driving distance on tour,'' Furyk said. ''If all of a sudden, out of all the guys that played today, I was 30th in today's field, I would say I was a lot longer than normal. But if I end up being - was there 80 guys in the field, 78? If I was 63rd today, I really wouldn't worry about it.''
He was 59th.
''It was hot,'' Furyk said. ''The ball is going pretty far and the ground is quite firm. Statistically, it'll probably look pretty good.''
What looked superb was the 63 on his card, on a course he loves and has twice come within a shot of either winning or getting into a playoff. Furyk is No. 15 in the Ryder Cup standings, and he has played on every team -- Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup -- since 1997.
Even if doesn't earn one of the eight spots after the PGA Championship next week, he would have three weeks to audition as a captain's pick. One of the knocks against Furyk is that he doesn't make a lot of birdies. His strength is staying in every hole and fighting for every shot, as he showed against Donald in the last Ryder Cup in Wales.
''Eventually in my career, I'm going to miss playing on those teams, and I'm hoping it's not this year,'' Furyk said. ''I'd be lying if I said it wasn't on my mind. But I'm also wise enough to know that it's there in the back parts of my mind right now. And I know the only way to take care of business is to really focus on golf and the next shot and the next round, and forget about it and just try to play as well as I can and let those things work themselves out.''
Woods, meanwhile, said he would head to the practice green to work on his pace.
He missed nine putts from around 15 feet or closer, including a couple of them inside 5 feet for par. The rest of his game was reasonable, and starting out seven shots behind is no cause for him to panic.
''I was 3-under par. I mean, that's not that bad,'' Woods said. ''At the time I was three back of the lead and hadn't made a thing. I thought that was a good sign. Unfortunately, finished awful and here we are.''